Defendant denies extent of injuries and necessity of medical services. Plaintiff beats CCP 998; defendant also refused policy limits offer.
Past medical expenses: $77,974.89
Future medical expenses: $0
Law Offices of Stuart Berkley by Benjamin G. Berkley and Stuart B. Berkley, Encino.
Carpenter & Zuckerman by Steven L Mazza, Beverly Hills.
Mark R. Weiner & Associates by Jose R. Paz, Glendale.
Arthur Kreitenberg, M.D., orthopedic surgery.
Robert Wilson, M.D., orthopedic surgery.
Henry Lubow, M.D., billing.
Lloyd Martin, accident reconstruction/biomechanics.
Plaintiff was driving a 2017 Range Rover Discovery Sport on January 5, 2018 on the northbound 405 freeway. Defendant drove a 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser. Plaintiff contended that defendant made an unsafe lane change. Plaintiff alleged injuries to his neck, right shoulder, right wrist, and back.
That plaintiff suffered multiple injuries due to the crash and that all treatment was necessary and reasonable.
Defendant admitted liability but disputed the nature and extent of the injuries as well as the value of the past medical services as well as the necessity of those medical services.
Injuries to neck, right shoulder, right wrist, back. Treatment included emergency room, MRIs, pain management including a cervical epidural injection as well as three injections to the right shoulder and ultimately, right shoulder surgery.